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RE: XML within XML - includes, transcludes, whatever

From: Williams, Stuart <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2000 18:27:37 -0000
Message-ID: <5E13A1874524D411A876006008CD059F191F4A@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "'Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com'" <Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Barclay [mailto:Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com]
> Sent: 02 November 2000 16:56
> To: xml-dist-app@w3.org
> Subject: Re: XML within XML - includes, transcludes, whatever
> 
> 
> Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
> > 
> ...
> > I think there is a good case to be made for deferred validation...
> > and with the internet, the general rule is "be strict in what you
> > generate, liberal in what you accept" anyway.
> 
> That rule was for human-readable pages.  

That rule has long been the mantra of protocol designers everywhere.

> I wouldn't expect it to apply to many XML applications, which 
> don't have 
> the same level of error recovery capabilities. 
> 
> 
> Daniel
> -- 
> Daniel Barclay
> Digital Focus
> Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com


Stuart Williams
HP Labs, Bristol.
Received on Thursday, 2 November 2000 13:28:45 GMT

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